Waterpolo, Europeans: Settebello was beaten by Croatia and a penalty was denied

After a very tough recreation, at 1’35 “from the top a pointless penalty was given by Kharkov. Campaign: “Disgraceful election”. The bronze finalists are Spain

Franco Carrella

Ridicule within the midst of battle. The steps of the introduced bedlam that heats the pool, however it’s unhappy that the European semi-final between Croatia and Italy was determined by a stunning resolution. It occurs at 1’35” from the siren, at 10-10, when the referee Putnikovic began a penalty towards Settebello: in entrance of the aim, Fatovic has made a large mistake with Nicosia, however “the ball on the bottom” was whistled surprisingly. goalkeeper. Penalty towards, and 11-10 written by Kharkov. The closing goal is Hungary, the place the Azzurri will face Spain for bronze. “This is a disgrace. To defeat us they need to do issues like this, in any other case it is not simple. I’m happy with my boys,” says Sandro Campagna. The final Italian closing was in Croatia, Zagreb 2010, the place the gamers gained 7-3 of their solely victory in historical past.


The combat towards the Slavs who’ve the very best neighborly relations, as evidenced by many native schools, is a nice competitors from begin to end. In entrance of ten thousand Spaladium Arena, the Azzurri begin with Del Lungo between the posts (Iocchi Gratta and Condemi as an alternative). Continued again and forth, Marinic-Kragic took out the center of the Croatians, linked a lot on the border and Martial was despatched off for a violent play. In the center of the sport it was 6-5 for the crimson and white, who acquired the primary probability of the second firstly of the third half with Juvela. Dolce and Di Fulvio signal the portray, one other one arrived on the occasion described within the brutal homicide and the chase. Then Presciutti and Cinnamon, within the final seconds, destroy the person greater than the portray. Italy closes with 6 out of 18 in passing numbers, a share that weighs. In the opposite semifinal, the ultimate renewal of 2020 in Budapest (Hungary-Spain 14-13 on penalties), Zsolt Varga’s group will win the final time (from 7-7 to 10-8). After the disappointing seventh place on the earth championship that Marcz purchased the bench two months in the past, the modifications have modified. And so the Hungarians reached the top of their twenty, with the fantastic thing about 13 gold on the scoreboard.


Tomorrow Setterosa will return to the water within the closing match, the bronze problem towards Holland. After the fourth place on the earth, there is a chance to crown this good season with a platform towards the group that discovered us final time in Budapest: “We have to collect psychological power and evil and take what they took from us two months in the past”, the phrases of Roberta Bianconi, the one survivor within the nationwide group that gained the final gold ten years in the past in Eindhoven. In the water at 7 pm, there’s RaiSport, then at 8.30 pm the head-to-head between Greece who beat the blue and the Spanish champions.

MEN – FORMULA: The 16 groups had been divided into 4 teams, leaders straight within the quarter, second and third within the second quarter.

GROUP: Italy, Georgia, Slovakia, Montenegro (A); Greece, Malta, France, Croatia (B); Romania, Germany, Spain, Holland (C); Serbia, Hungary, Israel, Slovenia (D).

Monday the twenty ninth – Group A: Montenegro-Georgia 14-11, Italy-Slovakia 21-9. Group B: Greece-France 12-12, Croatia-Malta 19-5. Group C: Spain-Romania 16-9, Netherlands-Germany 13-6. Group D: Serbia-Israel 18-3, Hungary-Slovenia 23-7.

Wednesday the thirty first – Group A: Montenegro-Slovakia 18-10, Italy-Georgia 18-8. Group B: Greece-Malta 25-6, Croatia-France 13-7. Group C: Spain-Netherlands 11-10, Romania-Germany 11-4. Group D: Israel-Slovenia 9-5, Hungary-Serbia 16-7.

Friday 2 – Group A: Georgia-Slovakia 16-11, Italy-Montenegro 13-8. Standings: Italy 9; Montenegro 6; Georgia 3; Slovakia 0. Group B: France-Malta 15-8, Croatia-Greece 5-5. Standings: Croatia 7; Greece 5; France 4; Malta 0. Group C: Spain-Germany 17-6, Romania-Netherlands 12-12. Standings: Spain 9; Netherlands, Romania 4; Germany 0. Group D: Hungary-Israel 23-4, Serbia-Slovenia 17-6. Standings: Hungary 9; Serbia 6; Israel 3; Slovenia 0.

Sunday 4 – Round of 16 Montenegro-Romania 13-8, Georgia-Netherlands 12-8, Greece-Israel 22-9, France-Serbia 10-9.

Tuesday 6 – Quarterfinals Hungary-Montenegro 11-8, Italy-France 16-8, Spain-Greece 9-5, Croatia-Georgia 15-5.

Thursday the eighth – Semi-finals Hungary-Spain 10-8, Croatia-Italy 11-10.

Week 10 – Third place Spain-Italy (18), Croatia-Hungary (20.30).

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